Transport Secretary Grant Shapps talks about ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions, whether the system of testing before departure and after arrival is working and he says Boris Johnson still has the gravitas to lead through the pandemic.
Increased restrictions on UK travellers are raising concerns for festive holidays around the world as countries move to curb the spread of the omicron variant.
Over the weekend, Germany followed in the footsteps of France by announcing a ban on most UK travellers. Since Sunday night, only German citizens or residents have been able to enter the country from the UK and are required to quarantine for two weeks, regardless of vaccination status.
European countries are also increasing their domestic restrictions. The Netherlands has been plunged into a full lockdown with non-essential shops, bars and restaurants forced shut on Sunday.
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